Research report 2016 - Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
Treatment, reentry, and risk of reoffending: Sex offenders in the social therapeutic institutions in the Free State of Saxony
Wößner, Gunda; Albrecht, Hans-Jörg
Kriminologische Abteilung (Hans-Jörg Albrecht)
SummaryA project at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law evaluates the treatment of sexual offenders in Saxony’s social therapeutic institutions through an analysis of the causes and rates of criminal relapse amongst sexual offenders, including an assessment of criminogenic factors, therapeutic measures, and the climate in the correctional facilities. In addition, the study analyses the life-courses of sex offenders after prison release and the recidivism influencing factors within the reentry process.